Nagpur: The Social Security Branch of Nagpur Police busted an international prostitution racket and arrested three persons including two women from Uzbekistan and an agent from Jaripatka area.
The raiding cops seized two bogus Aadhaar cards from the women. The accused agent was identified as Manoj Ganeshani (32), a resident of Jaripatka.
According to Police Inspector Shubhangi Deshmukh, in-charge of SSB, the raid was conducted on the basis of a tip-off that Manoj was operating an international sex racket in a hotel located in Sadar area on Tuesday evening. A decoy customer was sent to the hotel. He fixed the deal with Ganeshani who provided him with the Uzbek women. After receiving a signal from the decoy, the police team entered the hotel and busted the racket.
During searches of luggage of the women, the police seized two bogus Aadhaar cards from them, the PI Deshmukh said. The women were living in Nagpur for the past one week.
A case under Sections 420, 468, 4171 of Indian Penal Code read with the Passport Act was registered at Sadar Police Station. The accused persons will be produced in the court on Wednesday.